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Anticipation for Pope Francis Trip Grows in Brazil

posted on July 22, 2013

Nicole Winfield and Bradley Brooks of the Associated Press report on the buzz in Brazil surrounding Pope Francis’ visit. Among other topics, the pontiff is expected to directly address the youth, who suffer from joblessness and have left the church in large numbers. “There’s going to be a huge impact on Brazil after he has come and left, after his feet have walked these streets in our slum. He’s going to help the church in Brazil, the love here for him is growing so fast,” said Maria Nascimento, a 60-year-old Catholic who lives in a slum Francis will visit this week.

Read at Associated Press